Hindi Negation

If you're trying to learn Hindi Negation which is also called Devanagari, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Hindi grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Hindi. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Hindi Negation

Learning the Hindi Negation is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Hindi language. But first we need to know what the role of Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Hindi.

Hindi negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationHindi Negation
Negationnakar - नकार
he is not herevah yahan nahin hai | - वह यहाँ नहीं है |
that is not my bookvah meri kitab nahin hai | - वह मेरी किताब नहीं है |
do not enterpravesh mat karo | - प्रवेश मत करो |

Notice the structure of the Negation in Hindi.

List of Negation in Hindi

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Hindi placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Hindi vocabulary.

English NegationHindi Negation
I don't speakmain nahin bolta hoon | - मैं नहीं बोलता हूँ |
I don't writemain nahin likhta hoon | - मैं नहीं लिखता हूँ |
I don't drivemain nahin chalata hoon | - मैं नहीं चलाता हूँ |
I don't lovemain pyar nahin karta hoon | - मैं प्यार नहीं करता हूँ |
I don't givemain deta nahin hoon | - मैं देता नहीं हूँ |
I don't smilemain nahin muskurata hoon | - मैं नहीं मुस्कुराता हूँ |
I don't takemain nahin leta hoon | - मैं नहीं लेता हूँ |
he doesn't speakvah bol nahin sakta hai | - वह बोल नहीं सकता है |
he doesn't writevah likh nahin sakta hai | - वह लिख नहीं सकता है |
he doesn't drivevah chala nahin sakta hai | - वह चला नहीं सकता है |
he doesn't lovevah pyar nahin kar sakta hai | - वह प्यार नहीं कर सकता है |
he doesn't givevah nahin de sakta hai | - वह नहीं दे सकता है |
he doesn't smilevah muskura nahin sakta hai | - वह मुस्कुरा नहीं सकता है |
he doesn't takevah nahin le sakta hai | - वह नहीं ले सकता है |
we don't speakham baat nahin karte hain | - हम बात नहीं करते हैं |
we don't writeham likh nahin sakte hain | - हम लिख नहीं सकते हैं |
we don't driveham chala nahin sakte hain | - हम चला नहीं सकते हैं |
we don't loveham pyar nahin kar sakte hain | - हम प्यार नहीं कर सकते हैं |
we don't giveham de nahin sakte hain | - हम दे नहीं सकते हैं |
we don't smileham muskura nahin sakte hain | - हम मुस्कुरा नहीं सकते हैं |
we don't takeham le nahin sakte hain | - हम ले नहीं सकते हैं |

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Hindi. Once you're done with the Devanagari Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Hindi lessons here: Learn Hindi. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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